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conversations] >> on c-span2 this month american enterprise institute analyze election results are >> i need some help over here. >> does anyone know have? >> he just rolled himself out. >> we ended up following him after this plane ride for many months, as i said. and he ended up injuring himself into an program at walter reed where he ended up using acupuncture, using meditation, using other techniques to wean them off all the drugs he was on, and through this program he actually was able to walk out at walter reed on his own two feet. so i really commend the military for two things. for one, for allowing us to tell his story, both good and bad the bad, but recognizing this problem, by recognizing that there is this problem of overmedication and that they are looking for outside the box ideas on how to fix it. that sort of the whole thesis of the film really. the metaphor of "escape fire" is the status quo isn't working and we need to start looking for outside the box ideas. >> more with treachery, producer and director of "escape fire." sunday night at 8 p.m. on c-span's q&a. >> today, di
and railroads were the key to economic growth as an dutch election came along, and you have to move heavy things like steel. as the 20 century came along, it was highways, interstate highway program for example, and airports that were crucial to economic growth. now is the information superhighway. and what does the industries they? don't call it the. >> david cay johnston on the many ways corporations try to rob you blind and saturday night at 10 eastern, and sunday night at nine on afterwords this weekend on c-span2's booktv. >> now a discussion on the congressional agenda during the upcoming lame-duck session. this panel of former members of congress was at a "national journal" forum on the results of the election. this is about 45 minutes. >> so i will launch right into there's been a huge amount of discussion last night and this morning about mandates, who has mandates, who doesn't have a mandate. but when it comes to the fiscal cliff, more important question really is who has leverage. and i'm wondering, the democrats are convinced that they have leverage because they are willing to jump o
conversations] >> today newly-elected democratic members of the house are introduced and house minority leader nancy pelosi joins a briefing with members of the upcoming 113th congress. we'll bring it live to you at noon eastern on c-span3. >> now, now, from cq roll call's election impact conference, a discussion on the new conference. roll call staffers talk about the newly-elected members, what leadership will look like for both parties and committee assignments. this is an hour. >> i'll start chatting while my colleagues come up to join us. the next panel, for those of you who are veterans of this conference, for some years tom and norm do the next bit, but we thought we'd mix it up this time because we have two people who are eminently qualified to talk about the new membership of congress and the new power structure in congress. on my right, jason dick who is the house editor at roll call, and to his right emily pierce who is the senate editor at roll call. so who better to discuss the structure in a congress that will be more demographically diverse than ever before. as your guide remind
was a fascinating election to the rest of the world, and contrast would talk about china, contrast our vigorous election, crazy as it was, and the current ongoing chinese election process, which is in a dark room, you know, and very mysterious. that's why i'm optimistic. despite of all of our failings and flaws, we still retain that appeal. we have to work on our internal politics and understand what the fiscal cliff and the rest of the work is paying attention to the fiscal cliff, but when people look at the competition they keep on coming back to the united states. >> please join me in thanking our great panel. a wonderful job. thank you very much. [applause] >> [inaudible conversations] >> an[inaudible conversations] >> on "washington journal" this point, we were joined by republican representative ron paul of texas. a member of the foreign affairs committee. he will take your questions about today's hearing on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. you will hear about the fiscal cliff and independent senator bernie sanders of vermont. also, the kaiser family foundation will look at frid
of the mountains in afghanistan. he told me he was proud of us. >> we have a very important election coming up in a few days. a few questions about the democratic process. i like to know your thoughts on the democratic process here in america. some people have to live under the role of dictators and elected leaders. -- unelected leaders.>> i just about the number of people in the world today that have an opportunity to vote an exercise that democratic process because young americans were willing to go into harm's way. as i listen to the korean veterans, south korea. i listened to the world war ii veterans in thing of all the people in the world who have the opportunity to exercise that right to vote and elect their leaders. the thing i would say about this great country we call america is world. we absolutely need a strong, responsive, at least from upfront america. if we did not have that, i'm not sure where we would be today. your responsibility is beyond my ability to express. what you represent not only to your country but to the people of the world. i am really honored to have a chance to
something about how the, it was something the republicans were pushing during the election and the democrats are now easing up to it. there's no reason if somebody tells you that social security is the third rail, that why is it that the home interest deduction for 401(k)s subsidies are considered untouchable but social security really isn't? it's because pete peterson has spent a lot of money, and i should own up at epi is also worked with pete peterson on stuff like this but we don't agree on this. he's trying to scare people about this and convince people you have to touch the third rail. am going to wrap up with this provocative. generally speaking this is been above this. everyone has agreed. i want to give bruce bartlett a bear hug. i don't think he is here any more. but there are three areas i think that are important where progressives disagree and people on this panel disagreed. potential areas, might be interesting to discuss. one of them is the importance of deficit reduction. i've laid it out. we tend to be dovish on this. i don't think it's a long time to come. the other area is
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